Selling the screen rights and The Host is currently in pre-production. Casting process and auditions for the movie are now on-going, with filming set to start next year in early 2011.
Nick Wechsler Productions and Chockstone Pictures are teaming up to produce this long awaited film. Andrew Niccol is going to direct the whole thing. Niccol lately produced, wrote (screenplay), and directed the highly awaited Sci-Fi film ‘The Cross’ where you can see Orlando Bloom. His nomination for an Academy Award in 1999 for “The Truman Show“.
Stephenie Meyer’s take on the book being made into a movie her response was, “Definetely im excited to be working with Paula Mae Schwartz, Nick Weschler and Steve and to make The Host to a visual format. They have all been a dream to be with and make such a thing, so beautiful and collaborative, also I feel like we’re in a really good position to make a great movie together. And then having Andrew Niccol writing and directing? Truly amazing.”
#1 New York Times Best Seller The Host remained on the list for 26 weeks, and also spent 36 weeks on the Los Angeles Times bestseller list. The Host is expected to be the first of three in a trilogy. The sequels will be titled ” The Seeker ” and ” The Soul “.
Thanks to seven sided cube for the news